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UPFRONT 3 EDITOR’S LETTER 6 LETTERS

Your comments, complaints, and compliments

8 NEWS

Further chariot burial discovered at Pocklington; Anglo-Saxon cemetery found in Lincolnshire; Another record year for the Portable Antiquities Scheme; Winners of 2018 Heritage Angel Awards announced; Orkney bowl shows signs of repair; Science notes; Investigating London’s man of mystery; Finds tray

14 COMMENT

Joe Flatman excavates the CA archive

16 CONTEXT

Making medieval music: British Library, London

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CULTURE

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50 REVIEWS

Life and Death in the Countryside of Roman Britain: new visions of the countryside of Roman Britain, vol.3; Clash of Cultures? The Romano-British period in the West Midlands; Blick Mead: exploring the ‘first place’ in the Stonehenge landscape; Breaking the Surface: an art/archaeology of prehistoric architecture; Footprints from the Past: the south-eastern extramural settlement of Roman Alchester; ‘The River’s Tale’: archaeology on the Thames foreshore in Greater London

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I am Ashurbanipal: king of the world, king of Assyria at the British Museum 56 CALENDAR

Our selection of exhibitions and events 58 CONFERENCE

The latest details about Current Archaeology Live! 2019, including interviews with the nominees for Archaeologist of the Year and the full timetable of speakers 62 SHERDS

Chris Catling’s irreverent take on heritage issues 64 LAST WORD

Andrew Selkirk muses on milestones, endings, and new beginnings 66 ODD SOCS

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The Ring of Brodgar, part of the

Heart of Neolithic

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The story behind the stones?

Seeking Mesolithic meanings behind Neolithic sites

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Enigmatic Anglo-Saxon iron hoards

The hunt for James IV’s dockyard

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